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McCoy injures hamstring Wednesday McCoy injures hamstring Wednesday
- October 20, 2016

Ryan said he wasn't immediately sure of the severity of the injury. Mike Gillislee is now the backup and would carry a larger load if McCoy's injury isn't a one-day affair. "But, that's assuming (McCoy) won't play". McCoy's injury history should force the Bills to be cautious with their star running back. McCoy's production was slowed previous year, when he opened the season with a partially torn left hamstring. (more...)
Michael Moore debuts film on Trump weeks before vote
- October 20, 2016

The IFC Center describes the film thusly: "See the film Ohio Republicans tried to shut down". Moore responded to the communities board's refusal by stating it was a compliment and made a decision to perform at a show in Clinton County Ohio , at the Murphy Theater in Wilmington. (more...)
Roethlisberger officially out for Steelers vs. New England
- October 20, 2016

Instead of two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks meeting at Heinz Field, fans will see one of the game's all-time greats in New England's Tom Brady, a four-time Super Bowl champion, and Steelers backup quarterback Landry Jones , who is in the previous year of his contract with the team and understands how big this game may be to his future. (more...)
Cowboys keep rolling behind rookie Prescott
- October 19, 2016

With the breakout of Dak Prescott , the word is that Tony Romo will not be rushed back to the field until he is proving to be 100 percent healthy. Green Bay had zero rhythm yesterday and in watching the game, it was clear that it's finally time to place most of the blame squarely on the right shoulder of Aaron Rodgers. (more...)
Dodgers Adrian Gonzalez refused to stay at Donald Trump's hotel in Chicago Dodgers Adrian Gonzalez refused to stay at Donald Trump's hotel in Chicago
- October 19, 2016

Gonzalez, meanwhile, is hardly only American who has avoided Trump's hotels and other businesses because of the positions the Republican presidential nominee has staked out during the campaign. The hero of Sunday night's game between the Cubs and Dodgers may be a hero in some voters' eyes for a stand he took in May. But it's worth noting that, while he was born in San Diego, California, Gonzalez is the son of Mexican natives who raised him in Tijuana until he was 8. (more...)
Leicester City v FC Copenhagen Leicester City v FC Copenhagen
- October 19, 2016

They showed a fantastic character and spirit. The Foxes have won just twice in eight Premier League games and slumped to a 3-0 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday leaving them just two points above the relegation places. "We had a normal training, and we started to think on this match against Copenhagen , because both clashes against them are very important for us". (more...)
UEFA appoint referee for Champions League match between Barcelona and Manchester City UEFA appoint referee for Champions League match between Barcelona and Manchester City
- October 19, 2016

He will undoubtedly have his work cut out, with Lionel Messi passed fit after recent injury concerns. If I call a player it's because I know he's not playing for his team . But don't completely rule out Pep's side, with their ability to hit quickly and accurately through De Bruyne et al reason enough for cautious optimism for fans of the Mancunians. (more...)
Wozniacki wins 2nd title in a month at Hong Kong Open Wozniacki wins 2nd title in a month at Hong Kong Open
- October 19, 2016

Mladenovic and Wozniacki split the next two points, bringing proceedings to 5-4. The set went to 6-6, with Mladenovic sealing the tie-break 7-4 to go even. It was not a great final but it was an interesting match with many twists and turns that kept the crowd entertained for 2hrs 40mins. After completion of the second set it looked like Mladenovic had secured an advantage and would do well in the deciding set but Wozniacki dominated and won the set 2-6. (more...)
Florida State rises in latest AP Poll
- October 18, 2016

It's the fifth consecutive week this season the Utes have been ranked. None of the Top-5 teams lost this week, but Ohio State and Clemson both had scares. 14. Although Florida State had an unimpressive 17-6 victory vs. Wake Forest, it will move up in each the AP and Coaches polls due to teams in front of Florida State not faring as well as the Seminoles. (more...)
Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer cuts finger, won't start Game 2
- October 17, 2016

Of the 26 times that Francona called Miller from the bullpen during the regular season , he put him in a save situation only three times, one of those being a 5-out save in a 5-4 ballgame against the Twins . Corey Kluber started Game 1 for the Indians on Friday night. Neither of the right-handers has pitched in the postseason. "I don't think we'll rule out anything", Francona said. (more...)
Purdue fires football coach Darrell Hazell Purdue fires football coach Darrell Hazell
- October 17, 2016

Hazell's contract ran through the 2018 season, and Purdue will owe him a $4.45 million buyout. Receivers coach Gerad Parker will be named interim head coach, according to multiple reports . "I am doing everything right to help these guys become better", Hazell said after the Iowa loss. Purdue president Mitch Daniels applauded Hazell's character and spoke about the future of the program in a statement. (more...)
Leaving in Blanton backfires for Roberts in opening loss
- October 17, 2016

Only to be redeemed by Miguel Montero, who became a goddamn hero with a pinch-hit grand slam in the bottom of the eighth. "Obviously, I'm looking at the card and I see Chapman's still in the game", Roberts said. "This is the big leagues and a rundown is too easy, so I kept going". "He knows he has to mix it up, but he was probably waiting until two strikes to mix it up, and thank God I put the ball in play there". (more...)
National Football League power rankings, Week 6: Patriots rise, Eagles fall
- October 17, 2016

But this was the first one in which he's thrown for at least 300 yards, three TDs and zero interceptions, which he's now done 24 total times in his career. The margin of New England's 33-13 victory illuminated just how much the Patriots had missed Brady, regardless of how they had fared in his absence. (more...)
Jose Holebas strikes as Watford edge Middlesbrough Jose Holebas strikes as Watford edge Middlesbrough
- October 17, 2016

Watford sit in mid-table, with 8 points but Boro, now in 16th place in the Premier League are only 2 points behind. Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri on Troy Deeney's England prospects: "Deeney has to show and to prove in the next games that he can be called up to the national team. (more...)
Dolphins stop Big Ben and beat Steelers 30-15
- October 17, 2016

It was pretty easy to see this coming, especially against the Cleveland Browns. That designation means it's uncertain if he will play. Pittsburgh's pass rush has picked up after a slow start. The Miami run game has been a mess, putting up only 362 yards this season. "We do more hitting than most teams do and (have more practices) in pads". (more...)
Stable Afghanistan in interest of India, Pakistan
- October 17, 2016

Pakistan has said that the Indian move to completely seal the 3,323-km-long border between the two countries by December 2018 will be "contrary" to the Indian position of establishing a peaceful neighbourhood. The first official confirmation of the whereabouts of Chavan was conveyed on Thursday by officials of the Pakistan army's military operations directorate to their Indian counterparts over the official hotline, Army sources told The Indian Express . (more...)
Kurt Busch spins late in final practice session at Kansas Kurt Busch spins late in final practice session at Kansas
- October 17, 2016

The last time Kenseth won the pole at Kansas was 2013, when he went on to also win the race. Matt Kenseth, who two wins at Kansas, will lead the field to green from the pole, part of a Joe Gibbs Racing parade at the front. "I think more than anything, the fact that we rallied back and had a solid finish to what really was a catastrophic day", he said of the end result. (more...)
Bears teammates need to be separated on sideline during another loss
- October 16, 2016

Luck needs one rushing TD to tie John Unitas (13) for No. 3 in franchise history among quarterbacks, two to tie Bert Jones (14) for No. 2 on franchise's career list by QB. That gave the ball back to the Colts at the Bears' 29-yard line with 3:29 to play. Bears young DBs Deiondre Hall, Jacoby Glenn each had INTs. (more...)
Carson Wentz's Fast Start Hasn't Gone Unnoticed By Redskins Carson Wentz's Fast Start Hasn't Gone Unnoticed By Redskins
- October 16, 2016

The total, meanwhile, now sits at 44.5 points after it opened at that same number earlier this week. Jackson has burned the Birds before, averaging almost 100 yards per game, not to mention keeping them out of the playoffs last season. We found the caption for the photo, which explains a little bit of what was going on. Washington played their best half of Defense last week against the Ravens in the second half, while their offense has remained shaky at best. (more...)
Penguins star Crosby taking it Penguins star Crosby taking it "day by day" after concussion
- October 16, 2016

Going into Pittsburgh , you want to see their best, right from the start". Crosby has skated hard the past two days with no known issues or relapses, but Sullivan ruled him out after practice yesterday. Crosby, a notorious workaholic, needs hockey. Theres little doubt the National Hockey League needs him. The Tampa Bay Lightning will be itching to get going having been eliminated by Pittsburgh in a decisive seventh game of last season's Eastern Conference final. (more...)
Crystal Palace centre-back James Tomkins: Weird facing West Ham Crystal Palace centre-back James Tomkins: Weird facing West Ham
- October 16, 2016

One of the low points of the season came during a 3-0 home loss to Southampton at the end of September, with Bilic allowing his players to go out for a morale-boosting meal out the day after the game. It is very simple. That's my job. That's why I'm here'. West Ham finished seventh last season but languish at 18th in the Premier League and have also been dumped out of the Europa League in the qualifying rounds. (more...)
Tom Brady focused on wins, not revenge
- October 16, 2016

After running, not exactly swiftly, for a first down on a third-quarter scramble, Brady was pushed to the ground by Cleveland's Emmanuel Ogbah along the Browns' sideline. Tom Brady was back, and all was right with the New England Patriots. "I think there was plenty of rust out there", Brady said. "I could do better in a lot of areas", Brady said. (more...)
Indians Push Back Trevor Bauer's ALCS Start After Suffering Drone-Related Injury
- October 16, 2016

That was when Francona's cellphone started "blowing up" with calls from Indians president Chris Antonetti telling the Cleveland manager that his scheduled ALCS Game 2 starter, Trevor Bauer, would be unable to pitch. "It'll be on my fifth day, so it will be normal rest". Bauer's injury is just another hurdle for the Indians, who have shown remarkable resiliency all season in overcoming injuries to win their first division title since 2007. (more...)
Woods to withdraw from Safeway Open in Napa
- October 16, 2016

United States golf legend Johnny Miller, tournament host at the Safeway Open, said: "There is so much pressure when you can't deliver like you used to". American Woods, who last competed in August a year ago, planned to play in this week's Safeway Open, but withdrew saying his game was "too vulnerable". (more...)
Kyrgios Fined $16500 for Behavior at Shanghai Masters Kyrgios Fined $16500 for Behavior at Shanghai Masters
- October 16, 2016

Simon, ranked 32nd in the world, took 96 minutes to beat US Open champion Wawrinka and set up a last eight clash with American Jack Sock , who humbled fifth seed Milos Raonic 0-6 6-4 7-6 (8). Djokovic will now face Roberto Bautista Agut in the semi-finals, while Andy Murray will meet Gilles Simon. "That's why I'm trying to work on being able to be consistent every week". (more...)